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Well Maintained Roadways Improve Fuel Efficiency.

Well Maintained Roadways Improve Fuel Efficiency.

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You can see hybrid cars on the roads, electric plug in stations to charge your car, and hydro fuel cell technology, and there are still new technologies being developed to make our cars more energy efficient. But instead of looking at the car, Franz-Josef Ulm and his team at MIT have been studying w

Public Support for Recycled Water in California

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According to a statewide survey conducted by Xylem Inc., 76% of respondents think recycled water should be used as a long term solution to California's drought problems. The definition of recycled water, according to the survey, is wastewater that has been treated and purified so it can be used as d

Controlled Explosions in the Commonwealth

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In the state of Massachusetts, there is a niche business of Hazardous Waste Transportation and Disposal. Companies in the Commonwealth take on a great responsibility of safely packing hazardous materials and bringing them to facilities where they are properly contained and disposed of. It's a dirty

Can the Desalination of Ocean Water Quench our Thirst?

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By Margot Shellgren I had a college professor who loved to discuss ideas on how to "save the world".  One memorable topic was, how can we make hydrogen fueled cars safe for the environment? Desalinating ocean water was one of our ideas. Breaking down the ocean water into its elements; salt, oxyg

What has the Department of Environmental Protection done for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2014?

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Every year the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) composes a list of their accomplishments, so the tax payers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts can see what efforts are being made.  Some of the topics that we found particularly intriguing are; “ The growth of Solar Ener

Oil Tank Removal VS. Oil Tank Abandonment

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How do you heat your home? If you use oil to heat your home, you most likely have a large oil tank sitting in your basement, known as an aboveground storage tank (AST). While not common, some homeowners source their fuel for home heating through an underground storage tank (UST), which sits hidden i

New UST Regulations

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As of January 2, 2015 UST Regulations have been changed in Massachusetts.  Among this transition, the MassDEP has included federal requirements and constructed new provisions to ensure UST systems are correctly installed & maintained.   To Get the Full Report, Click Here.